Dora BarberVice President of Sales and Marketing
Dora has more than 20 years of sales experience in the senior living industry. Prior to joining Solvere Senior Living, Dora was with Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) for four years as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, which included creating the sales strategies for six new developments in major markets. Preceding HRA she was the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for the Southeast at Senior Lifestyle Corporation. She oversaw the sales staff of twenty communities working closely with each team to maximize sales.
Before her tenure at Senior Lifestyle, Dora worked for Horizon Bay Senior Communities for nine years in several capacities which included; Vice President of Sales Development, overseeing a team of eight sales specialists, Divisional Vice President of Sales, working with five Regional sales teams and forty-two communities and as Vice President which encompassed hiring and establishing sales strategies and cultures in all new development projects.
A native of Houston, Texas, Dora attended Sam Houston State University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Teaching Degree. She soon however, gravitated to sales and marketing, first in banking and then in the senior living industry. Her passion for sales and teaching has provided a successful formula for maximizing her sales team’s performance.
Education and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Teaching, Sam Houston State University